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NWA 5930 CV3

NWA 5930 CV3 is interesting for the variety of chondrules, including non-textbook chondrules, it contains. Some are misshapen, several are rather large and relict grains are common. The textural contrasts are remarkable.

A complex chondrule 2.5mm in diameter. NWA 5930 CV3
Relict grain (green). NWA 5930 CV3
A fine-grained aggregate. NWA 5930 CV3
The blue relict grain is a barred olivine fragment. NWA 5930 CV3
NWA 5930 CV3
NWA 5930 CV3
NWA 5930 CV3
NWA 5930 CV3
Porphyritic pyroxene chondrule with poikilitic olivine inclusions. NWA 5930 CV3
Chondrule is 2.7mm in diameter. NWA 5930 CV3
Contrasting textures. NWA 5930 CV3
Relict grains in a 2.5mm diameter chondrule. NWA 5930 CV3
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